Maegan Tucker

Event Information

Title: “Lessons I learned while getting my Ph.D.”
Speaker:  Maegan Tucker, ME 2017
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2024
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: MRDC 4211 and Virtual
Graduate Student, Staff, and Faculty Social Hour Location: CNES

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Join us on Thursday, March 28, 2024, to hear Woodruff School graduate Maegan Tucker speak as part of the ME Shaping the World Speaker Series.


Maegan Tucker is an Assistant Professor at Georgia Tech in both the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering. She received her BS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2017, her PhD in ME from Caltech in 2023. After defending her PhD, she also conducted a brief research position with Walt Disney Imagineering R&D in Burbank CA. Maegan's research is centered around achieving dynamic and natural robotic bipedal locomotion using formal methods from both nonlinear control theory and machine learning, with specific applications towards robotic assistive devices.

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